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East Union’s Ripperger wins AAU state mat title

Published: Friday, March 7, 2014 3:25 a.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, March 7, 2014 3:39 a.m. CDT
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(CNA photo by SCOTT VICKER)
Rylan Luther of Creston squeezes tight for nearfall points during his Class B 120-pound quarterfinal match against Logan McCoy of Alta-Aurelia. Luther got the pin in 1:46 on his way to placing third at last weekend's AAU State Wrestling Tournament at Wells Fargo Arena.
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(CNA photo by SCOTT VICKER)
Sherman Hayes of Afton's Muscle Mat Club turns Ryan Kammerer for back points during their first round consolation match at 90 pounds in Class B at last weekend's AAU State Wrestling Meet. Hayes pinned Kammerer in :38.

DES MOINES — Memphis Ripperger of East Union was a state champion in the fifth-sixth grade division at 110 pounds at the AAU state wrestling tournament last weekend at Wells Fargo Arena.

Rylan Luther of Creston placed third at 120 pounds in the fifth-sixth division, topping Drew Venteicher of Lenox in the third-place match. Derek Venteicher placed fourth at 152 pounds in the seventh-eighth division.

The Super Pee Wee state tournament is this weekend.

Area results made available to the News Advertiser included:

Creston

Third-fourth grade

70 pounds — Isaiah Fenton (DC Elite) major dec. Corbyn Vicker (Creston), 14-1; Hayden Hoffmeyer (IronHawk) major dec. Corbyn Vicker (Creston), 11-2.

Fifth-sixth grade

60 pounds — Caleb Hunter White (Team Valley Wrestling Club) by injury default over Brodie Starlin (Creston), 1:44; Caleb Reitz (Ida Grove) by injury default over Brodie Starlin (Creston).

110 pounds — Matthew Hucker (Maq. Valley) dec. Brant Looney (Creston), 10-5; Brant Looney (Creston) dec. Nathaniel Genobana (Centerville), 7-2; Maysen Clark (Bettendorf Wrestling Club) dec. Brant Looney (Creston), 2-0.

120 pounds — Rylan Luther (Creston) pinned Gage Voshell (Oelwein Huskies), :23; Rylan Luther (Creston) pinned Logan McCoy (Alta-Aurelia Junkyard Dogs), 1:46; Thomas Even (Jesup Iron Hawks) pinned Rylan Luther (Creston), :19; Rylan Luther (Creston) pinned Tevin Statzer (High Voltage), 2:14; third place - Rylan Luther (Creston) pinned Drew Venteicher (High Altitude Wrestling Club), 1:00.

Seventh-eighth grade

135 pounds — Rodney Schwartzhoff (Warrior Mat Club) pinned Trevor Kinyon (Creston), 1:34; Trevor Kinyon (Creston) dec. John Groves (North Mahaska), 4-0; Gunnar Grunsted (High Altitude Wrestling Club) tech fall Trevor Kinyon (Creston), 19-4.

260 pounds — Ryne Fuller (South Hardin Storm Chasers) pinned Blake Sevier (Creston Express), 2:18; Blake Sevier (Creston Express) dec. Daequan Poole (Bettendorf Wrestling Club), 4-2; Noah Pittman (Team Bosco) dec. Blake Sevier (Creston Express), 1-0.

East Union

Fifth-sixth grade

90 pounds — Zane Ziegler (Cobra Wrestling Club) dec. Sherman Hayes (Muscle Mat Club), 3-2; Sherman Hayes (Muscle Mat Club) pinned Ryan Kammerer (unattached), :38; Sherman Hayes (Muscle Mat Club) dec. Drew Snyder (Trojan Wrestling Club), 7-2; Elliott Sinnwell (Charles City Comets) dec. Sherman Hayes (Muscle Mat Club), 4-0.

110 pounds — Memphis Ripperger (Muscle Mat Club) pinned Harmon Miller (Little Lions Wrestling), :52; Memphis Ripperger (Muscle Mat Club) pinned William Cam (Sioux Center Riptide), 2:33; Memphis Ripperger (Muscle Mat Club) dec. Abe Michel (Young Guns), 2-1; Memphis Ripperger (Muscle Mat Club) major dec. Ashton Stoner-DeGroot (Hammerin Hawks Wrestling Club), 9-0; First place - Memphis Ripperger (Muscle Mat Club) major dec. Colby Tool (Mustang Mat Club), 9-0.

Seventh-eighth

120 pounds — Brennan Swafford (DC Elite) pinned Matthew Wittstock (Muscle Mat Club), 1:32; Matthew Wittstock (Muscle Mat Club) major dec. Eric Steele (Team Predators), 12-4; Matthew Wittstock (Muscle Mat Club) dec. Lucas Deinhart (Unattached), 8-6; Trever Brown (Team Bosco) dec. Matthew Wittstock (Muscle Mat Club), 7-5.

145 pounds — Sanden Cheers (High Altitude Wrestling Club) dec. Alex Dollen (Griswold), 7-5 OT; Sanden Cheers (High Altitude Wrestling Club)dec. Dalton Roberts (BGM), 4-3; Bryce Wederman (Lisbon) pinned Sanden Cheers (High Altitude Wrestling Club), 3:22; Tristin Langmaid (Newton Wrestling Club) pinned Sanden Cheers (High Altitude Wrestling Club), 2:29.

Lenox

Fifth-sixth grade

120 pounds — Drew Venteicher (High Altitude Wrestling Club) pinned Jake Barretta (High Altitude Wrestling Club), :14; Drew Venteicher (High Altitude Wrestling Club) dec. Carter McCombs (Boone Youth Wrestling), 7-0; Thomas Even (Jesup Iron Hawks) pinned Drew Venteicher (High Altitude Wrestling Club), 1:26; Drew Venteicher (High Altitude Wrestling Club) dec. Max Mashek (Louisa Muscatine), 4-0; Drew Venteicher (High Altitude Wrestling Club) dec. Mason Griffin (Little E’Hawks), 2-0; Drew Venteicher (High Altitude Wrestling Club) dec. Zachary Rairdin (Hammerin Hawks Wrestling Club), 4-2; Third place - Rylan Luther (Creston) pinned Drew Venteicher (High Altitude Wrestling Club), 1:00.

Seventh-eighth grade

152 pounds — Derek Venteicher (High Altitude Wrestling Club) pinned David Chaffin (Lynnville-Sully Hawks), 2:23; Derek Venteicher (High Altitude Wrestling Club) dec. Beau Lombardi (DC Elite), 3-2 OT; Alex Ward (Dubuque Wrestling Club) pinned Derek Venteicher (High Altitude Wrestling Club), 1:59; Derek Venteicher (High Altitude Wrestling Club) dec. Braydon Fisher (Nashua-Plainfield), 8-2; Derek Venteicher (High Altitude Wrestling Club) dec. Hunter Connor (Louisa-Muscatine), 7-1; Derek Venteicher (High Altitude Wrestling Club) dec. Harrison Goebel (Delaware County Wrestling Club), 7-5 OT; Third place - Jessen Chapman (Team Elite) dec. Derek Venteicher (High Altitude Wrestling Club), 10-8.

Southwest Valley

Third-fourth grade

155 pounds — Dalton Calkins (Southwest Valley) pinned Landon Pratt (Nashua-Plainfield Huskies), 1:40; Eli Cline (Keokuk Kids Wrestling) pinned Dalton Calkins (Southwest Valley), :55; Treyten Rath (Doc’s Dukes) dec. Dalton Calkins (Southwest Valley), 4-2; Fifth place - Dalton Calkins (Southwest Valley) pinned Landon Pratt (Nashua-Plainfield Huskies), :34.

Seventh-eighth grade

140 pounds — Collin Hushagen (Johnston Wrestling Club) pinned Logan Calkins (Southwest Valley), 1:44; Logan Calkins (Southwest Valley) dec. Bryan Graves (Oelwein Huskies), 8-1; Bryce Schutters (Rising Knights Wrestling Club) pinned Logan Calkins (Southwest Valley), 2:00.

Mount Ayr

Third-fourth grade

60 pounds — Gable Porter (High Voltage) dec. Drew Ehlen (Mt. Ayr Wrestling), 2-0; Drew Ehlen (Mt. Ayr Wrestling) dec. Garrett Burkle (Wilton), 9-2; Drew Robinson (East Central Story Titans) dec. Drew Ehlen (Mt. Ayr Wrestling), 8-3.

80 pounds — Jaydon Knight (Mt. Ayr Wrestling) dec. Lincoln Holub (Eastern Iowa Wrestling Club), 8-6; Damon Schmid (K-P Little Panther Wrestling) pinned Jaydon Knight (Mt. Ayr Wrestling), 1:38; Jaydon Knight (Mt. Ayr Wrestling) dec. Drake Collins (West Liberty Wrestling Club), 6-0; Garrett Seaba (Team Valley Wrestling Club) major dec. Jaydon Knight (Mt. Ayr Wrestling), 15-4.

85 pounds — Lawson Losee (Unattached) pinned Adler Shay (Mt. Ayr Wrestling), 1:31; Adler Shay (Mt. Ayr Wrestling) pinned Levi Langel (Rising Knights Wrestling Club), 1:18; Adler Shay (Mt. Ayr Wrestling) dec. Logan Huckfelt (Iowa Great Lakes Wrestling Club), 4-0; Parker Davis (DC Elite) major dec. Adler Shay (Mt. Ayr Wrestling), 11-2.

Fifth-sixth grade

75 pounds — Trae Ehlen (Mt. Ayr Wrestling) dec. Joe Foreman (DC Elite), 3-0; Jack Gaukel (SBL Warriors) major dec. Trae Ehlen (Mt. Ayr Wrestling), 13-0; Kyzer Engen (Sebolt Wrestling Academy) major dec. Trae Ehlen (Mt. Ayr Wrestling), 10-0.

Seventh-eighth grade

260 pounds — Conway Feisel (North Tama) dec. Cauy Bickel (Mt. Ayr Wrestling), 1-0; Daequan Poole (Bettendorf Wrestling Club) pinned Cauy Bickel (Mt. Ayr Wrestling), 1:42.

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